High Prairie Elementary takes time to remember

High Prairie Elementary School marked Remembrance Day with an assembly Nov. 8 with several members of the High Prairie branch of the Royal Canadian Legion. The ceremony was led by students in Chris Langlois’ Grade 4 class and Charlene Porisky’s Grade 5-6 class. Students sang In Flanders Field and read a Remembrance Day poem War is Not a Video Game. Videos about veterans and Remembrance Day were also viewed. Videos included Soldier’s Cry and Highway of Heroes.

High Prairie Elementary School marked Remembrance Day with an assembly Nov. 8 with several members of the High Prairie branch of the Royal Canadian Legion. Above, Grade 1 students Mia Fabian, left, and Axl Metchooyeah, prepare to carry a large handmade wreath in to the school. Students in the class of teacher Kim Corless made the wreath.
Grade 4 student Melody Young, left, and Benjamin Bain, Grade 5, were the masters of ceremonies for the Remembrance Day assembly.
Grade 6 student Bradley Robinson, left, and Grade 4 student Lillian Erhler read a poem War is Not a VIdeo Game.
Holding lighted candles, students in Chris Langlois’ Grade 4 class and Charlene Porisky’s Grade 5-6 class sing In Flanders Fields led by music teacher Crystal Larose. Left-right, are Phoenix Sutherland-Richards, Tyler Hamelin, Rosalea McDermott and Silas Baptist.
Grade 6 student Arianna Palisoc, left, and Grade 4 student Makinlee Kerr read a pledge A Commitment to Remember that ends We Will Remember Them.
Grade 5 student Taylor Deynaka, right, carries the Canadian flag ahead of Legion president Don Ebbett as he leads out members of the Royal Canadian Legion and the High Prairie RCMP in the school Remembrance Day assembly.

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